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    Disk Cleanup Extended - Add to Context Menu in Windows

    Disk Cleanup Extended - Add to Context Menu in Windows
    How to Add "Extended Disk Cleanup" to Desktop Context Menu in Windows 7 and Windows 8
    Published by Brink is offline
    02 Sep 2013
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    How to Add "Extended Disk Cleanup" to Desktop Context Menu in Windows 7 and Windows 8

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    Disk Cleanup finds and removes unnecessary files on your hard disk to free up disk space and can help your computer run faster. Extended Disk Cleanup includes more type of files to select to delete than the default Disk Cleanup.

    This tutorial will show you how to add "Extended Disk Cleanup" to the desktop context menu of all users in Windows 7 and Windows 8.

    You must be signed in as an administrator to be able add/remove and use the "Extended Disk Cleanup" context menu item.


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    EXAMPLE: Extended Disk Cleanup

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    Disk Cleanup Extended - Add to Context Menu in Windows OPTION ONE Disk Cleanup Extended - Add to Context Menu in Windows
    To Add "Extended Disk Cleanup" to Desktop Context Menu

    1. Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below.

    Add_Extended_Disk_Cleanup.zip


    download

    2. Save the .zip file to your desktop.

    3. Open the downloaded ZIP file, and extract (drag and drop) the Add_Extended_Disk_Cleanup.reg and Extended_Disk_Cleanup.vbs files to your desktop.

    4. Unblock the extracted Extended_Disk_Cleanup.vbs file, then move it into the C:\Windows folder.

    5. If prompted, click/tap on Continue and Yes (UAC) to approve.

    6. Double click/tap on the extracted Add_Extended_Disk_Cleanup.reg file to merge it.

    7. If prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve.





    Disk Cleanup Extended - Add to Context Menu in Windows OPTION TWO Disk Cleanup Extended - Add to Context Menu in Windows
    To Remove "Extended Disk Cleanup" from Desktop Context Menu

    1. Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below.

    Remove_
    Extended_Disk_Cleanup.bat

    download

    2. Save the .bat file to your desktop.

    3. Right click or press and hold on the .bat file, and click/tap on Run as administrator.

    4. Unblock the .bat file.

    5. If prompted, click/tap on Yes (UAC) to approve.


    That's it,
    Shawn


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    Serbia<->Italy
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    Windows 8.1 Pro x86


    Yes!! Thank you Brink!

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    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome Shaka.
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    Windows 7


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    How to Add "Extended Disk Cleanup" to Desktop Context Menu in Windows 7 and Windows 8

    information   Information
    Disk Cleanup finds and removes unnecessary files on your hard disk to free up disk space and can help your computer run faster. Extended Disk Cleanup includes more type of files to select to delete than the default Disk Cleanup.

    This tutorial will show you how to add "Extended Disk Cleanup" to the desktop context menu of all users in Windows 7 and Windows 8.

    You must be signed in as an administrator to be able add/remove and use the "Extended Disk Cleanup" context menu item.

    This surely beats downloading disc cleanup freebies that we can't really trust. Thanks!
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    Windows 8.1 Enterprise Update 1


    thank you Brink
    also just to let you know that i took a look at your vbs script
    becouse i hated the idea of poping up the cmd consol and then the disk Cleanup tool i wanted it to just show the Disc Cleanup tool
    and found out that this works like a charm
    Brink2.run ("cmd.exe /c cleanmgr /sageset:65535 & cleanmgr /sagerun:65535"), 0
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    64-bit Windows 10


    Thank you DizzyDaft, and welcome to Eight Forums. That's much better without the command prompt showing.
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